Author : Alex Burness

No ethical issue with free business-class flights for Denver officials, City Council committee says

Denver City Council members say that freebies from the city don’t sway their decision-making. Still, recent criticism about some of them accepting $10,000 plane tickets […]...

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June 19, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Mix

JARED POLIS | Boulder congressman has big plans and big money to push them

Jared Polis wants you to know he doesn’t answer to anyone but the people of Colorado. No “special interests” or corporations. No big individual donors. […]...

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June 18, 2018 2018 Governor Race, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

‘Don’t leave us in this fight’: Rallying in Denver, immigrants decry family separation

What is happening now at the U.S.-Mexico border, where immigrant parents and children are being forcibly separated under the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy is “not […]...

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June 15, 2018 Civil Rights, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

New data collection program will test bias in Denver policing

In an effort to better understand and address complaints of biased policing in Denver, officers in the northeast part of the city will begin recording […]...

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June 13, 2018 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In

Colorado Supreme Court rules prosecutorial misconduct docs can remain secret in death row case

The Colorado Supreme Court today denied a petition from The Colorado Independent to unseal records about prosecutorial misconduct in the capital case against Sir Mario Owens, […]...

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June 11, 2018 All stories, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Jeff Sessions promotes “law and order,” condemns Colorado sanctuary cities during Denver visit

It cannot be acceptable in the United States, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Friday in Denver, that an undocumented person can cross the U.S.-Mexico border […]...

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June 8, 2018 Criminal Justice, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Mix

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7/11/18 Fighting Fake News with News Literacy

News Literacy Project event: Concerned about online misinformation? The lack of news literacy? You can make a difference by participating in this free workshop! After […]

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